May 17, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Pair from Lake Carmel Charged with Arms Theft

Two Lake Carmel men are facing a variety of felony charges for allegedly being in the possession of a large cache of assault rifles reportedly taken from a home in Dutchess County during an October 2011 burglary. More...

Enoch Crosby Chapter Remembers Veterans with ‘Ribbons of Respect’

A long standing tradition on Memorial Day is the placing of wreaths to honor those who have fallen in defense of our Country. More...

Knit One, Purl Two: Community Crafters Need Yarn to Help Keep Veterans Warm

Community Crafters need your help to keep our veterans warm this winter and throughout the year. The Crafters are seeking unused yarn to make lap robes for local veterans’ organizations as well as shawls for residents in a nearby nursing home. More...

Anthony DiPippo Trial Cost Taxpayers $16,000

Anthony DiPippo sits in his cell at the Putnam Correctional Facility awaiting sentencing in August that could send him back to state prison for many years to come. More...

Distraught Man Threatens ‘Suicide by Cop’

A man described by police as being distraught allegedly threatened officers with a knife last week before agreeing to drop the weapon, ending a standoff that police said could have resulted in “suicide by cop.” More...

Patterson Man Charged with Selling Cocaine

A Patterson man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly selling cocaine in the greater Patterson-Southeast area. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last Friday of Thomas Salese, 31, following a three-month investigation. More...

Auxiliary Receives Advocacy Recognition

The Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary was recently named among the statewide recipients of The Healthcare Association of New York State’s 2011 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition. More...

Putnam Issues EMS Awards

Members of emergency services agencies who have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the past year received kudos and special recognition at the Putnam County EMS Awards Breakfast. More...

Spring Fling at Tilly Foster

Sheep shearing at the Tilly Foster Farm was but one of the attractions at the farm’s “Tilly Foster Day” on Saturday, which drew hundreds of people. More...

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